This is an online book, using a structured, introductory approach to the basic concepts and principles of the TCP/IP protocol suite, how the most important protocols function, and their basic configuration in Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP. This book is primarily a discussion of concepts and principles to lay a conceptual foundation for the TCP/IP protocol suite. Unlike other introductory TCP/IP texts, this book provides an integrated discussion of both Internet Protocol version 4 (IPv4) and Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6).
This book will include 17 chapters and 3 appendices -- each chapter published as it gets written and edited (by The Cable Guy). As of May 5, 2005, six chapters have been published.
This book is written for the following audiences: